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Moreira Franco: partnership with China is "extremely important"
Investments

Moreira Franco: partnership with China is "extremely important"

After receiving a delegation from Chinese businessmen, the head of the General Secretariat of the Presidency said that it is time to increase trade relations between the two countries

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM News
Michel Temer: government measures have led to a solid, competitive economy
Reform Agenda

Temer: government measures have led to a solid, competitive economy

Speaking during the opening ceremony of a conference in São Paulo, the president credited the results achieved to dialogue with Congress and the search for government efficiency

by Kátia Maranhão published Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM News
Treaty controls the use of mercury at the international level
Chemical Safety

Treaty controls the use of mercury at the international level

Minamata Convention comes into force on Wednesday (16) and determines the ban of mercury products by 2020

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM News
UN highlights actions by Brazil in the fight against the Zika virus
Acknowledgement

UN highlights actions by Brazil in the fight against the Zika virus

According a survey by the organisation, Brazil shows exemplary leadership by preparing social benefits package for families victims of the disease

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 16, 2017 12:00 AM News
Scientists discover substance that blocks the zika virus
Technology

Scientists discover substance that blocks the zika virus

Epithelial and neural tissues carry an element that blocks reproduction of the virus, according to a Fiocruz study

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
São Paulo, Mato Grosso and Goiás lead job creation in the country
Jobs

São Paulo, Mato Grosso and Goiás lead job creation in the country

Data from the Ministry of Labour shows performance was driven mainly by trade, services, industry and agriculture

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
Trade balance hits US$ 873M surplus in second week of August
Foreign Trade

Trade balance hits US$ 873M surplus in second week of August

Data was released on Monday (14) by the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 14, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Aug 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Brazil received 47% of all foreign investment in Latin America in 2016
Economic Activity

Brazil received 47% of all foreign investment in Latin America in 2016

The country led inflows into the region, receiving US$ 78.9 billion in investments. Mexico came second with US$ 32.1 billion

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
The cold breeze between the mountains of Campos do Jordão
Discovering Brazil

The cold breeze between the mountains of Campos do Jordão

Up high in São Paulo is the coldest city of Brazil find excellent tours to enjoy your days

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Temer highlights economic growth at plant inauguration ceremony
Economic Recovery

Temer highlights economic growth at plant inauguration ceremony

Plant inaugurated this morning (11 August) is the first in Brazil to produce ethanol exclusively from corn

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Amazon protection programme adds three new areas
Environmental Preservation

Amazon protection programme adds three new areas

Protected areas in Rondônia and Roraima will reinforce environmental protection actions

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Brazil and Paraguay partner against drug trafficking
Bilateral Relations

Brazil and Paraguay partner against drug trafficking

Law enforcement agencies from both countries will go through joint training to intensify police actions

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Port sector turnover up 4.7% in H1 2017
Trade Relations

Port sector turnover up 4.7% in H1 2017

Exports totalled 313 million tons, a 3.8% increase compared to the same period in 2016

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Petrobras earns R$ 4.8 billion in H1 2017
Economic Recovery

Petrobras earns R$ 4.8 billion in H1 2017

Company cut costs and increased revenues from exports. Oil production reached an average 2.79 million barrels per day

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Temer: FGTS is an achievement of Brazilian workers
FGTS

Temer: FGTS is an achievement of Brazilian workers

Temer highlighted the importance of responsible government action during the event held to officially announce the distribution of R$ 7.28 billion in FGTS profits to workers’ accounts

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Amazon Fund releases R$ 150 million for conservation projects
Environmental Preservation

Amazon Fund releases R$ 150 million for conservation projects

Funds will be allocated to investments in conservation and sustainable use projects in the Amazon

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Biofuel policy forecasts sustainable expansion of the energy sector
RenovaBio

Biofuel policy forecasts sustainable expansion of the energy sector

Policy being proposed by the government will help reduce fossil fuel consumption in energy generation and transport

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
"We have overcome problems that compromised the country's future", says Temer
Recovery

"We have overcome problems that compromised the country's future", says Temer

In foreign trade event, President of the Republic emphasised government efforts to recover from an economic recession

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Transport sector hits records growth in H1 2017
Trade

Transport sector hits records growth in H1 2017

According to the transport minister, the government is working to strengthen intermodal transport and generate positive impacts in foreign trade

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Pereira: Government wants to reposition Brazil in the global scenario
Trade Agreement

Pereira: Government wants to reposition Brazil in the global scenario

Speaking during an event with entrepreneurs, Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services stated that he expects to finalise the Mercosur-EU trade agreement before the end of this year

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Meirelles: Measures have brought concrete results
Economic Recovery

Meirelles: Measures have brought concrete results

Commenting on recent economic indicators, Finance Minister attributed good results to the measures adopted by the government

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Temer joins foreign trade event in Rio de Janeiro
Foreign Trade

Temer joins foreign trade event in Rio de Janeiro

Event brings together experts, businessmen and government officials working to make Brazilian foreign trade more competitive

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Indigenous peoples comprise 5% of world population
Cultural Preservation

Indigenous peoples comprise 5% of world population

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is celebrated this Wednesday (9). The date is a reference to the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, held in 1982

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
Brazil reinforces Venezuela's suspension from Mercosur
Economic Bloc

Brazil reinforces Venezuela's suspension from Mercosur

As current chair of the bloc, Brazil pointed out that the suspension was motivated by the Mercosur’s Democratic Clause, signed in 1998

by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Aug 09, 2017 12:00 AM News